Ian Thomas CBE


Ian Thomas is Chief Executive of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

He was previously Chief Executive of Lewisham and Strategic Director of Rotherham Borough Council’s Children and Young People’s Services (DCS). He has over 30 years’ experience in the public, voluntary and private sectors.

He is currently a Local Authority lead on South-West London’s Integrated Care Board and is the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers (SOLACE) spokesperson for planning and infrastructure.

"I am delighted to be joining Reform's health council at such a crucial time for our nation. I am excited about working alongside some excellent thinkers in health and see this as a unique opportunity to develop innovative solutions, to transform all aspects of our health system.​"